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During our walking tour with a local Portuguese guy we were told the lengthy history to Don Pedro and his transfer to Brazil giving up his Portuguese citizenship but returned to defend Porto from his illiberal brother
After arriving at Liberdade Square, the equestrian statue of D. Pedro IV was the first thing that caught our attention.
This is an impressive statue which stands ten metres tall, and is made up of five tons of bronze.
The statue depicts D. Pedro IV...More
This is an impressive statue of Dom Pedro IV on horseback in Liberdade Square (Praça de Liberdade). The statue is in the end furthest away from city hall. Come see the statue and enjoy the square. Standing in the middle of Liberdade Square and slowly...More
My wife and I had a short stop off in Porto whilst on a TUI cruiser and enjoyed the visit. The Monument to Pedro IV is located in Praça da Liberdad and is very impressive. The location is lovely and it’s worth popping along to...More
Quite literally sitting on his high horse in Liberdade Square, Dom Pedro IV is depicted as a no nonsense action hero for the cause of Portuguese independence. As impressive as the sculpture is, it does feel that the statue has been shunted to one corner...More
Located in the Liberal Square, a short distant from the City Hall. A great commemorative monument of Dom Pedro IV with historical events on a couple of plaques on the the side of it. I was not blown over by it but it is part...More
Monumento a Dom Pedro IV is located on Liberdade Square. The statue on Portuguese King on horseback at the city center has its memorial purposes. Nearly all visitors will come to take photos around during their travel in Porto.